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More seniors re-inventing themselves to ‘un-retire'

Retirement. Days of sleeping late, playing bridge, golfing, sailing, traveling, enjoying grandkids and other long-delayed pleasurable pursuits. Ahh, at last. Not so fast, say many seniors in the Kansas City area: Retirement is over-rated. After consulting with business financing advisers, Rand and Janeel Smith used their retirement funds to open a retail store, “eyeSmith,” in May of 2012.

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Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

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Sales slump hits KC corporate world

This year has been the slowest for mergers involving Kansas City area companies in at least seven years, a report from CC Capital Advisors says. Buyers are eager, prices high, sellers reluctant.